Amateur Race Car Driver & Mechanic
Best Quote: “ENEOS felt seamless in transitioning for both up and down shifts. It felt like butter.“
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Aftermarket Parts business owner, VA Insurance Specialist
N-Spire Performance LLC | Link
N-Spire Performance Racing (newly formed)
ENEOS 5W-20 & 5W-30 Motor oil
RX-7 and RX-8 both use 75W-90 Gear Oil in the transmission
How long using ENEOS?
On Using ENEOS:
I love the gear oils. When I replaced my manual transmission fluid to ENEOS in the Rx-8 the shifts were noticeable smoother. It felt seamless in transitioning for both up and down shifts. It felt like butter.
I can’t wait until the Rx-7 is up and running and I will immediately replace the transmission fluids in there to ENEOS.
In the RSX when I tried out the motor oil… the first thing I noticed was how much lighter the engine felt. It wanted to rev faster and just felt more responsive throughout the entire RPM band.
I typically only use Honda transmission fluids in Hondas but when I replace the clutch (hopefully not until next year) I will definitely try out ENEOS.
Editor’s note: ENEOS Gear Oil is formulated to work well with
most manual transmssions, including Ryan’s Honda.
Mazda RX-7 (I have restored this vehicle)
Acura RSX Type-S
In what types of activities do you engage with your vehicle/s?
- Owner maintenance – basic (eg – oil change)
- Owner maintenance – extensive (eg – disassemble and reassemble major components)
- Club or event (show vehicle alongside other vehicles)
- Daily use (to/from work, around town, etc.)
- Special road trips
Where ENEOS Products Are Used:
On vehicles I race, own, and maintain
Both the Rx-8 and Rx-7 run with ENEOS 75W90 gear oil in the transmission. I do have a 2002 Acura RSX Type-S which I now run the 5W20. Eventually I will switch to ENEOS gear oil.
How many years have you been a mechanic?
Types of vehicles maintained:
Mazda RX-7, Mazda RX-8, Acura RSX, Honda S2000, Mazda Miata, Subaru WRX STI
My Rx-7 has been restored. It sat for about 10 years from 1999 to 2009 when i bought it. Had the engine rebuilt and the car was running by 2011. Everything was stock for about 4 years until this winter I decided it was time to take it to the next level. I’m shooting for 400hp and a full widebody and cosmetic make over.
What types of vehicles do you typically race?
Mazda RX-8, Mazda RX-7, Acura RSX
In what types of races do you typically participate?
Weekend/amateur racing; Drag/Autocross
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